Top 10 Best Bureau County Public Middle Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 13 public middle schools serving 2,716 students in Bureau County, IL. The top ranked public middle schools in Bureau County, IL are Ohio Com Consolidated Grade School, Neponset Grade School and John F Kennedy Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bureau County, IL public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Illinois public middle school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 36% statewide average). Middle schools in Bureau County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Illinois public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public middle school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Bureau County Public Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Ohio Com Consolidated Grade School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Po Box 478
    Ohio, IL 61349
    (815) 376-2934

    Grades: K-8 | 69 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Neponset Grade School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    201 W Main St
    Neponset, IL 61345
    (309) 594-2306

    Grades: PK-8 | 123 students
  • Rank: #33.
    John F Kennedy Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    999 N Strong Ave
    Spring Valley, IL 61362
    (815) 664-4601

    Grades: PK-8 | 636 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Bureau Valley South Math: 22% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Po Box 277
    Buda, IL 61314
    (309) 895-2037

    Grades: 3-8 | 232 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Malden Grade School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 216
    Malden, IL 61337
    (815) 643-2436

    Grades: PK-8 | 91 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Logan Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 W Central Ave
    Princeton, IL 61356
    (815) 875-6415

    Grades: 5-8 | 464 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Dalzell Grade School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    307 Chestnut St
    Dalzell, IL 61320
    (815) 663-8821

    Grades: K-8 | 59 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Ladd Community Consolidated School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    232 E Cleveland St
    Ladd, IL 61329
    (815) 894-2363

    Grades: PK-8 | 211 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Bureau Valley North Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    323 S Main St
    Walnut, IL 61376
    (815) 379-2900

    Grades: PK-8 | 403 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Depue Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 800
    Depue, IL 61322
    (815) 200-5248

    Grades: PK-8 | 306 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Behavior Disorder Program Coop Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Po Box 87
    Cherry, IL 61317
    (815) 915-4460

    Grades: K-12 | 26 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Allen Junior High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 S Main St
    La Moille, IL 61330
    (815) 638-2018

    Grades: 4-8 | 92 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Reg'l Safe School Program Roe #28 Alternative School
    107 S State St
    Atkinson, IL 61235
    (309) 936-7890

    Grades: 8 | 4 students
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